Calidris himantopus (Bonaparte, 1826)
Stilt sandpiper
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Family:  Scolopacidae (sandpipers)
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Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific: Salish Sea. Temperate to polar.
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Biology:  Found on beach, shoreline, bay and nearshore (Ref. 116102). Feeds in unvegetated and gently sloped lake shoreline, in shallow water, and in marshes; in humid to dry sub-humid climate; in moderately saline waters typical of North American prairie marshes. Feed mostly on invertebrates; mostly chironomid larvae. (Ref. 95161).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 22.07.13

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